Lisa Brown enjoys a close working relationship with her clients. She appreciates the opportunity to get to know her clients’ businesses so she can provide relevant advice relating to their employment practices. Having worn the hats of litigator, arbitrator and mediator for many years, Lisa is passionate about sharing the lessons learned from her past cases with her current clients, hoping to help them avoid being sued by their employees.
Lisa’s practice currently focuses on employment law, primarily defending and advising employers in federal and state court involving wrongful discharge, breach of contract, family medical leave, Title VII, disability discrimination, the ADEA, sexual harassment, employment torts, discrimination and retaliation. Practice also involves advising health care professionals on business practices and confidentiality issues; defending professional negligence claims against attorneys, reviewing and drafting employment contracts; advising on noncompete agreements; drafting independent contractor agreements, and reviewing employee handbooks, as well as defending claims involving professional negligence representing attorneys. Prior experience includes insurance defense, domestic relations, personal injury for both plaintiff and insurance companies, review of commercial leases, as well as commercial litigation involving business disputes, real property, and patent and trademark litigation.
Lisa’s clients also value her cost-effective approach to providing advice and training. Lisa frequently conducts private trainings for her clients as well as public trainings for various organizations and Bullard Law events. She speaks on a variety of topics including auditing employment practices, employment policies and procedures, employment agreements, workplace investigations, disability discrimination, state and federal family leave laws, hiring, termination, sexual harassment, as well as federal and state discrimination laws.
In addition to her work as a litigator for employers, Lisa is recognized in the legal community for her work handling numerous arbitrations and mediations. Lisa is a licensed arbitrator and mediator, and she has served as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association since 2013.
A frequent speaker, Lisa provides advice and training on a variety of topics including auditing employment practices, employment policies and procedures, employment agreements, disability discrimination, state and federal family leave laws, hiring, termination, sexual harassment, as well as federal and state discrimination laws. She has the highest rating (AV) from Martindale-Hubbell for her legal abilities and professional ethics. Lisa has also been selected for the Federal Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section’s executive committee as Chair Elect.
In her free time, Lisa enjoys hiking in search of wildflowers, adventure traveling and spending time with her three sons, her dog Rusty and her two cats.